App ads on Twitter may soon have the option to be video-based, the microblogging site has announced.
If it is your birthday, Twitter will not only make sure that you get happy birthday messages but also animated balloons in your Twitter handle.
Why is twitter limited to 160 characters?
Twitter started as a primarily SMS-based service, where the standard character limit is 160-characters. The 140-character limit is based on this SMS limit, leaving 20 characters for the username. This helped all tweets to stay within one text message, instead of inundating people with multiple texts per tweet.
Twitter is bleeding cash in an unsuccessful effort to become as big and successful as Facebook.
Twitter's new search page interface is less cluttered and is now available to all logged-in users on the Web.
Q1 revenue of $436 million, up 74% year-over-year, slightly below the previously forecast range of $440 million to $450 million. Excluding the impact of year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates, total revenue would have increased 80%.